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Pest and Disease Management Seminar: Powdery scab and potato mop-top virus

Miller Research in Idaho will today host another of its 1-hour virtual seminars on potato pest and disease management. Dr. Jeff Miller and colleagues will discuss recent research related to managing powdery scab, including the value of soil testing, selecting resistant varieties, and the use of fungicides for control.

The specialists will also discuss the relationship between powdery scab and potato mop-top virus (PMTV). Dr. James Woodhall will join in to discuss the latest information in pathogen detection technology and Dr. Nora Olsen will talk about the development of PMTV symptoms in storage.

The event will go live at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (MST) today. To register for this session, click on the link below. You will be taken to a page where you need to enter your name and email address. After successfully registering, you will receive a confirmation email that contains the link to log into the session.

Source: Miller Research
Contact: Dr Jeff Miller – [email protected]
Photo: Powdery scab | Courtesy Jeff Miller

Lukie Pieterse, Editor and Publisher of Potato News Today

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